IN-GAME BLOG: Matanzas vs. St. Augustine, in baseball

 

IN-GAME BLOG: Matanzas vs. St. Augustine, in baseball

 

Date: February 27, 2013
by: Andrew O'Brien | Associate Editor

 
 

FINAL: Matanzas 7, St. Augustine 0

TOP OF THE SEVENTH INNING
St. Augustine has runners at first and second with one out. Tyler Stuart making way for Luke Spetsas to get the final two outs. Nice outting for Stuart, that's for sure. 

St. Augustine gets a single and the Yellow Jackets have the bases loaded with one out.

Matanzas ends the game with a 6-4-3 double play.

BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING
Jeremiah Wilson with an absolute seed to the right-center field gap for a stand-up RBI triple. Matanzas leads 4-0. 

Wilson just came home to score after the St. Augustine catcher fakes a throw to second then fires to third. The ball went into left field. Josh Alvarado, who got on with a HPB, came all the way to third on the throwing error.

Matanzas leads 5-0.

Chris Colaluca with his first hit of the season -- a rope to left field drives in two more runs, Matanzas leads 7-0.

We're headed to the top of the seventh inning. 

TOP OF THE SIXTH INNING
Tyler Stuart is dealing. Through six innings, he's allowed two hits with two walks and four strikeouts. Matanzas still leads St. Augustine, 3-0.

BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH INNING
Matanzas goes one-two-three in the bottom half of the fifth inning.

Pirates hold a 3-0 lead over St. Augustine more than halfway through the game. Matanzas looking for its first win of the season. 

TOP OF THE FIFTH INNING
St. Augustine gets a one-out double down the left field line and a two-out walk, but Stuart gets his fourth stirkeout of the night looking. 

Matanzas leads 3-0 heading into the bottom of the fifth inning.

BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH INNING
Josh Alvarado just laced a stand-up double to left field. Nice poke there to start the bottom of the fourth inning.

The Pirates are in business. 

Aggressive base-running by Josh Alvarado to score on an out to first base. John O'Keefe picks up the RBI. Matanzas leads 3-0.

TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING
Tyler Stuart allowed his first hit of the night on a two-out single to left field, but he picks off the runner at first base for the third out of the inning.

Heading into the bottom of the fourth inning, Matanzas leads St. Augustine, 2-0.

BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING
Tyler Walls with a two-run shot to left field. Matanzas leads 2-0. That's Walls' second HR of the season. It was a no-doubter.

TOP OF THE THIRD INNING
Tyler Stuart sits down St. Augustine in order again, with the third out coming via strikeout No. 3.

BOTTOM OF THE SECOND INNING
The Pirates get runners at first and third with one out, but John O'Keefe was caught stealing second base for the second out. Luke Spetsas strikes out for the third out. 

We're still scoreless after two full innings of play. 

TOP OF THE SECOND INNING
Stuart forces another one-two-three inning. Pirates coming to bat now. 

BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING
Tyler Walls led off with an opposite-field single and stole second base, but the Matanzas can't bring him in. After one inning, it's still Matanzas 0, St. Augustine 0.

TOP OF THE FIRST INNING
Tyler Stuart struck out two batters, and St. Augustine goes one-two-three in the top of the first inning.

The Matanzas Pirates (0-4) look for their first win of the season tonight in a matchup vs. St. Augustine. 

Follow along for live updates. Also, follow @aobrien7 on Twitter.

 

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  • So great to read about Matanzas HS baseball. Thanks for covering the team! Go Pirates!
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  • Deborah Turner
    Thu 28th Feb 2013
    at 12:03am
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